Late Night (2019) Movie Review, Cast and Plot Summary


Late Night is a 2019 American comedy-drama film. The movie is directed by Nisha Ganatra and the screenplay is written by Mindy Kaling. Late night movie stars include Emma Thompson, Hugh Dancy, Kaling, Reid Scott, Paul Walter Hauser, Denis O’Hare, John Lithgow and Amy Ryan.

The movie plot follows the host of a late-night talk show that teams up with one of her new staff writers in an attempt save the show. Late night movie has its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on the 25th of January 2019. The film is scheduled to be released on the 7th of June 2019 in the United States . It will be released by Amazon Studios.

Late Night Movie Cast

  • Emma Thompson as Katherine Newbury
  • Mindy Kaling as Molly Patel
  • John Lithgow as Walter Newbury
  • Max Casella as Burditt
  • Ike Barinholtz as Daniel Tennant
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Reid Scott
  • Paul Walter Hauser
  • Denis O’Hare as Brad
  • Amy Ryan
  • Megalyn Echikunwoke
  • John Early

Late Night Movie Plot

This movie follows a late-night talk show host. Her world is turned upside down when she hires her first and only female staff writer. Her decision brings about unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women who are separated by culture and generation become united by their love of a biting punchline. This movie will be available in all cinemas on the 7th of June 2019.


Late Night Movie Overview

Directed byNisha Ganatra
Produced by
  • Ben Browning
  • Jessie Henderson
  • Mindy Kaling
  • Howard Klein
Written byMindy Kaling
  • Emma Thompson
  • Mindy Kaling
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Reid Scott
  • Denis O’Hare
  • Paul Walter Hauser
  • John Lithgow
  • Amy Ryan
Music byLesley Barber
CinematographyMatthew Clark
Edited byEleanor Infante
  • FilmNation Entertainment
  • 30West
  • Imperative Entertainment
Distributed byAmazon Studios
Release date
  • January 25, 2019 (Sundance)
  • June 7, 2019 (United States)
Running time
102 minutes
CountryUnited States
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